Books by Dale Hunter

Here we have links to the wonderful books by Dale Hunter and her colleagues. These books are tools to help you become a better Facilitator.

‘The Art of Facilitation‘ is our most well known book and this was fully revised in 2007.

Would you like to purchase books by Dale Hunter through Amazon? If so, here is her Amazon author page which will direct you to the right pages.

Dale Hunter is also the principal co-author of Handling Groups in Action: The Use of Distinctions in FacilitationThe Zen of Groups and Co-operacy – A New Way of Being at Work. She has also contributed chapters to the IAF Handbook of Group Facilitation (2005) and Creating a Culture of Collaboration (2006) published by Jossey-Bass.

Hunter’s doctoral thesis (2003) is entitled “Facilitation of sustainable co-operative processes in organisations”. It was completed from the Social Ecology Research Group (SERG) at the University of Western Sydney, Hawkesbury, Australia.

Dr. Hunter is a sustaining member of the International Association of Facilitators, a former board member and Vice Chair International (2001-2007). Dale was instrumental in the development of the IAF Code of Ethics for Group Facilitators. She is also a founding member of the flourishing Australasian Facilitators Network (AFN), formed in 1998; a friend of the Heart Politics Network NZ; and is served as the President for The Peace Foundation Aotearoa/New Zealand from 2018-19.

The Art of Facilitation

Fully revised in 2007, The Art of Facilitation is our most popular book. An invaluable resource for people involved in human resources, management, mediation, team leadership, performance management and individual and team coaching.

Co-operacy: A New Way of Being at Work

What is involved in working in teams where consensus is valued? Dr Dale Hunter discusses the organisational change that begins when each team member develops ‘Whole Personhood’.

The Essence of Facilitation

This very practical text focuses on the key skill of noticing what is missing in a group’s interaction and finding a way of introducing the missing elements while the group is in action.

The Zen of Groups

Being effective in groups is a valuable life skill. The Zen of Groups describes how groups work and shows you how you can be more effective. Suitable for teenagers as well as adults.